Tom Brooks Artist
My Special Place
My Art offers the opportunity to enrich, expand, experience – to come to Self.
After exercise and spiritual reading I enter the studio and the ritual begins. My special place - life going on around me - yet in the background. I am focused, relaxed, connected; all my tools and materials in their place, waiting. It begins with the blank surface; but how I start is always different. The medium (oils, acrylics, pastel, etc.) and tools suggest certain moves as does ones artistic background and personality; the trigger could be a certain color, a glance out the window, a thought, a pictorial problem to be resolved, a general feeling or emotion; the first mark sets in motion the journey,...